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Montreal Botanical Gardens

Opens in 26 min: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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Along with the Biodome (closed for renovations until summer 2019) , the Insectarium and the Rio Tinto Alcan Planetarium, the Botanical Garden is part of the Montreal Space for Life, Canada's largest natural museum science complex and Montreal's top...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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4101 Sherbrooke St. E, Montreal, Quebec H1X 2B2, Canada
Rosemont-La Petite-Patrie
+1 514-868-3000
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Go on a nice, day, but not on a cloudy, day, Best Flowers, etc. Walk, bring your lunch. Or a picnic, it is a bit far but worth taking the Subway, train, to get there, it makes it faster, because there are alot of red...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank lorrainestcyr
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A visit to this botanical garden is a must for a fair weather trip to Montreal. The beds are designed with great care and attention to detail and the entire grounds, both indoors and out, are curated with gorgeous specimens of flora and fauna. Plan...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank ravenmcc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Though I show 2018, to be honest, it was a few years earlier. Nevertheless, being born and raised here, I've been there many times. This is a converted golf course and, as such, its spaciousness affords the visitor lots of room to walk about and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Art F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I live in Montreal, but love to visit the Botanical Gardens. We visited in early summer. Sitting by the pond with the ducks floating by was most zenful! The peonies were in full bloom in every color and variety. Unfortunately, the Japanese garden was being...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank erica1203
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was a great day. The place was just beautiful. I loved it and will definitely go back. Well worth the money.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank dorothyb713
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I lived in Montreal and would sometimes go and find a nice spot and simply read or studied there. So many different areas in which you can just immerse yourself. The Chinese gardens always have tea and cookies too! :) If you love bugs you...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Corina T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The gardens have with in them an insectarium, a chinese garden and a Japanese garden. The gardens are huge so give yourself at least a couple of hours to tour then. Getting there by Metro is the ideal way because the gardens are in the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank marklazare
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you come here during the winter you better be prepared to be dissapinted. Not the best place not the greatest experience ever. I wish I had visited it in the summer.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did enjoy our visit - however as expected most things were shut and almost the whole place was covered in snow. The greenhouses were great though and we took our time going through these. Pretty place I am sure in the summer. Not sure...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank MYSB
Reviewed 16 January 2019 via mobile

I loved walking around to the different gardens along with reading the interpretive signs. There are so many varied and themed gardens that the two hours I was there was not nearly enough time. If you really like spending time at botanic gardens, I would...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Rosemont-La Petite-Patrie
Rosemont-La Petite-Patrie has one of Canada's most
prominent Italian communities, with Little Italy
concentrated along the convivial bends of
Saint-Lawrence Boulevard. Known for its fantastic bars
and authentic Italian fare, the domain includes the
Jean-Talon Market, the largest public market in North
America. Open year-round, sunny months see fruit and
vegetable stalls set up outside the main chalet, while
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Charlene O
20 December 2018|
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Response from gennie g | Reviewed this property |
Apparently they did in the past, according to my friend. But I have never been. Don't know about this year, but there is a wonderful site you can google directly : Montreal Botanical Garden Christmas - gives you lots of... More
28 August 2018|
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Response from dramktg | Reviewed this property |
No there is no extra charge for the festival, only the entry fee for the gardens
Steve H
7 August 2018|
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Response from Rosa A | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely The whole city has colours All the leaves change to beautiful colours in autumn Enjoy and be safe